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Breed of the Week – Afghan Hound

Published by Admin in Breed of the Week, Dog Breed, Dogs, Pets June 6, 2017

The Afghan Hound is a breed most known for it’s beautiful coat and elegance. It is thought that the breed originated in the Middle East, but it is not known for sure.  Although beautiful and delicate looking, this hound can work as hard and long as any other hound and was bred to withstand the harsh climates in the...

Breed of the Week – Khaomanee

Published by Admin in Breed of the Week, Cat Breed, Cats, Lifestyle, Pets, shorthair January 26, 2017

This Thailand native is pure bliss and carries the name Khaomanee (pronunced “cow-mah-nee”) with pride. Since the name translates to “white jewel”, this means they are beautiful and priceless. With nicknames such as jeweled cat and diamond eye, it’s no secret that these cats eyes are one of a kind. The Feline Facts Ancestors / Breeding:  Naturally bred Origin:  Thailand...

Dog Breeds from Ireland

Published by Admin in Breed of the Week, Dog Breed, Dogs, Lifestyle, Pets January 25, 2017

Since the domestication of dogs many breeds have come to be recognized by organizations such as the American Kennel Club. These precious pooches come from countries all over the world. Ireland is home to many canine breed’s origin stories. Check out all of the breeds below broken down by category and let us know if you have a pup...

Breed of the Week – American Water Spaniel

Published by Admin in Breed of the Week, Dog Breed, Dogs, Lifestyle, Pets January 22, 2017

The American Water Spaniel is a rare breed found mostly in the United States and spends its time as a hunting dog. This breed has a long history even though its recognition did not come until the early to mid 1900’s. Like the name suggests, this dog is great in water and specializes in hunting game such as...

Breed of the Week – The Maine Coon

Published by Admin in Breed of the Week, Cat Breed, Cats, Lifestyle, longhair, Pets January 9, 2017

This longhaired beauty is often referred to as America’s native cat and the name comes from the state of its recognition, Maine.  The Maine Coon origin story goes back as far as the 1800’s and has ties to famous names such as Marie Antoinette. The Feline Facts Ancestors / Breeding:  Naturally bred Origin:  United States, Maine Dates of Origin:...

Breed of the Week – Exotic Shorthair Cat

Published by Admin in Breed of the Week, Cat Breed, Cats, Pets, shorthair November 12, 2016

Although most cat breeds are shorthaired, the Exotic Shorthair is in a class of its own. The name exotic can be a bit misleading however since this kitty was bred in the US around the 1960’s. This Persian lookalike comes with the same amount of cuteness and a lot less grooming. The Feline Facts Ancestors / Breeding:  Persian, Burmese,...